§ Mr. Crosland
The information is given in the following table. The figures show a steady increase, rising from some 6,500 in 1960 to over 9,000 in October 1964. For 1967–68 a figure of nearly 13,000 students is forecast.
Following is the information:
The total numbers of full-time students attending the University of Wales during each of the past five years are as follows:
Academic Year 1960–1961 6,431 1961–1962 7,067 1962–1963 7,602 1963–1964 8,261 1964–1965 (provisional) 8,949
In addition there were about 150 to 200 students each year in the faculty of arts, St. David's College, Lampeter.
For the academic year 1967–68, nearly 13,000 students are expected in Welsh university institutions; this estimate covers the University of Wales, the faculty of Arts at St. David's College, Lampeter and the Welsh College of Advanced Technology Cardiff. Estimates for later years have not yet been made.